Presentation of the Committees

The Red Cross Ball in Geneva is supported by many  friends  who sit on the various committees. This precious support enables the event to extend throughout Switzerland and beyond and plays a major role in the evening’s success. The commitment of the different committees make a considerable contribution.

Executive Committee of the Swiss Red Cross Ball

Mrs Ingeborg van der Burg
Mrs Louise Lombard
Mrs Julie Comar Picot
Mrs Nazy Sheikhan

Patronage Committee

State Council of the Republic and Canton of Geneva in corpore
State Chancellor
Executive Council of the City of Geneva
Mr Jagan Chapagain
General Secretary of the IFRC Societies
Mr Robert Mardini
General Director of the ICRC
Mrs Isabel Rochat
Chairwoman of the IRCM Foundation Board
Mrs Lada Umstätter
Director of the HEAD Geneva
Mr Pascal Hufschmid
General Director of the IRCM Museum
Mr Christian Lüscher
Member of the National Council
Mr Raymond Loretan
Mr Bertrand and Mrs Michèle Piccard

Honorary Committee

Mr John Kufuor
Former President of Ghana
Sheikh Mohammed El Khereiji
Honorary Chairman and International Ambassador of the Swiss Red Cross
Mr Segun Agbaje
Group CEO, Guaranty Trust Holding Company plc
Mr David Collas
General Manager of Mandarin Oriental, Geneva
Mrs Catherine de Marignac
Member of the IRCM Foundation Board

Swiss Red Cross

Mr Thomas Zeltner
Mrs Karolina Frischkopf
Deputy Director

International Ambassadors of the Swiss Red Cross

Mrs Absa Kane
Mrs Dania Samawi
Sheikh Mohammed El Khereiji